Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals Returns!

About The Series


Miller Theatre’s family programming combines theatrical staging with live music, designed to delight...


Carnival of the Animals

Saturday, December 16, 2017, 2pm

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Music by Camille Saint-Saëns, with poetry by Ogden Nash

Miller reimagines its holiday favorite, bringing new puppets and new surprises to celebrate “feathers, fur, and fins.” A peek behind the painted red curtain will charm and enchant, as director Lake Simons returns to bring a sense of magic and fantasy to the Miller stage. Featuring some of New York’s best musicians and most skillful puppeteers, this year’s Carnival will delight longtime fans and welcome first-timers into a world of wit and imagination. For the young and the young at heart, come experience what is quickly becoming one of New York’s most beloved holiday traditions!

Additional performance: Saturday, December 16 at 5pm


  • Camille Saint-Saëns  The Carnival of the Animals (1886)

Additional Information

Tickets: $15 - $35 for adults, $9 - $21 for children. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Each person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to be admitted.

Photo by Karli Cadel for Miller Theatre